A First Timer’s Guide To Gaylord Palms’ “Spring It On” Event
During the 8 years I lived in Central Florida, I visited many of the hotels and resorts, but what I had not even walked before this year was the Gaylord Palms Resort and now I see the error in my own ways.
Located just minutes from the Walt Disney World property, this amazing resort has everything you need for a relaxing getaway or family vacation that may not need to include theme parks every day. For those of you unfamiliar with Gaylord Palms Resort, this is a beautifully themed resort that includes some of Florida’s attractions all under one roof, such as the Everglades, St Augustine and Key West, as well as a lovely waterfront. park.
When I was invited to spend a few nights, I was excited to make a short getaway from the current world and I must say that entering the main patio you forget where you are very quickly. With winding paths to explore, live animals to watch and great places to eat I can honestly say before I even walk into my room, I feel in love with Gaylord Palms.
I was in one of the rooms of St. Augustine overlooking the patio, which I must say that waking up with this view made it difficult for me to return to the normal world afterwards. Aside from the point of view, the thing I could not stop worrying about was how comfortable the bed was, the whole room was very nice, but the bed is something I look forward to for many future stays.
Enough for the bed, one of the main reasons for my stay was to experience the “Spring It On” event which coincided beautifully with the first day of spring while I was there. Gaylord Palms Resort is known for its wonderful Christmas events, but I have to say for a “smaller” fact that there was more than enough to do for a day or two there.
While some of the activities only take place on specific days, events such as the Blossomin ‘Bunnies Scavenger Hunt and the Eggspression Garden make for a great lunch break in the parks or a nice evening out for walks and exploring.
But I have to say from all the activities, by far my favorite was the interactive show “Paint Me A Fairytale”. This show returns to the heart of the story with mother Goose and her pages, as well as adding their own special twist to some of the classic fairy tales that seem to have fallen by the wayside over the years. Combining live acting, singing and some fun puppetry, this show was a lot of fun and given the safety, the cast and crew took great care to ensure that we were all socially remote as well as having a great time.
For more information and how to book your stay at this beautiful resort, click here GaylordPalms, but hurry the Spring It On event only until May 16, 2021
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